Category Archives: Gardening

Safe Shopping

Remember the days when you saw ‘safe’ used as an adjective it was probably describing ‘sex’? Now, we’re using it to explain shopping experiences. 🙂 Lowes opened at 8 a.m. yesterday, and we were there at 9:15 a.m. for a … Continue reading

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The S word

It was cold and windy all weekend, but then it snowed. Snow on May 9. We were lucky that it came down for a couple of hours, but it didn’t stick. My friend to the north in ME watched 10+” … Continue reading

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Chilly

It’s only 38°F here this morning with rain falling, but I’ll focus on the bright side which is that I don’t need any tools to remove the rain like some of my neighbors to the north. 🙂 Trying to find … Continue reading

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Gardening Talk

Five hundred and twenty miles, two nights motel stay, an afternoon snowstorm, and I got to spend Saturday with 545 other Master Gardeners and gardening enthusiasts. Yes, you read that right – it snowed all Saturday afternoon and evening in … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Floral Friday

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A walk in the woods

I’m struggling with not being outdoors. I know – get over it. It was 29°F this morning when I brewed coffee, and Killington Ski Resort in VT opened up this past weekend. 🙂 Our property borders a wooded area so … Continue reading

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That season after summer

Fall is here. Even I have to acknowledge it after a couple of frosts. Last Tuesday, we did the update at the nursing home garden by clearing the beds and planting 70 perennials that came from my garden and another … Continue reading

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Fall gardening

Gardening in September is considerably different than summer or spring. It’s house cleaning time – divide, move, rearrange, and clean. I can’t say it’s near as much fun, but I keep thinking about what I do this month I won’t … Continue reading

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Busy as a bee

Well, not quite that busy, but I am fairly busy. 🙂 Last week, I had a MG meeting and a dinner with MGs from a couple of NY counties who were visiting NH. We had some great conversations, and I … Continue reading

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